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congresswoman , Real estate broker

Denise Majette, former congresswoman, real estate broker. Recipient Judge's Community Recognition award, Black Law Students' Association, Georgia State University College Law, 2001, You Go Girl award, Georgia Association Black Women Attorneys, 2003.

Background

Majette, Denise was born on May 18, 1955 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Voyd and Olivia Majette.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1976. Juris Doctor, Duke University, 1979.

Career

Attorney Legal Aid Society Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1981—1983. Law assistant Georgia Court Appeals, 1984—1989. Partner Jenkins Nelson & Welch, 1989—1992.

Special assistant attorney general State of Georgia, 1991—1992. Administrative law juste Georgia State Board Workers' Compensation, 1992. Judge State Court of DeKalb County, 1993—2002.

Congresswoman 4th District Georgia United States House Representatives, 2003—2005. Broker Chapman Realty, Brunswick, Georgia, since 2008.

Membership

Graduate Leadership DeKalb, 1992. Member Kidney Caucus. Former committee member Miller Grove Parent-Teachers Association.

Past member vestry Episcopal Church of Holy Cross. Former president DeKalb Lawyers Association. Member Childcare Committee Young Men’s Christian Association, Decatur.

Member advisory board Junior League DeKalb County. Member Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans. Member steward board Antioch African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Connections

Married Rogers Mitchell Majette. 2 children.

father:
Voyd Majette

mother:
Olivia Majette

spouse:
Rogers Mitchell Majette